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Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
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A month after she was wheeled out of a North West hospital in a barrow, Ntombizodwa Matthews met her end. Her family blames politics for her death.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
This tablet can help to protect the country's young women from contracting HIV.
Bhojana Mathunywa was attacked by four men for bag of tobacco. Now, slowly but surely, this team of rural therapists is helping him recover the everyday skills he lost. (Dylan Bush, Bhekisisa)
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.
Go inside the international network of women willing to break the law to give people access to termination of pregnancy services.
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.